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Coca-Cola in Western Europe Transitions to 100% Recycled Plastic (rPET) Bottles in Two More Markets

    Coca-Cola in Western Europe Transitions to 100% Recycled Plastic (rPET) Bottles in Two More Markets

Coca-Cola in Western Europe has taken another important step on its journey to eliminating new virgin oil-based plastic as Coca-Cola in the Netherlands and Coca-Cola in Norway announce their transition

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Heineken UK Rolls Out Innovative Sustainable Packaging

    Heineken UK Rolls Out Innovative Sustainable Packaging

This summer, despite major operational obstructions caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Heineken UK is rolling out its innovative 100% plastic-free cardboard topper across thousands of UK retailers. The topper

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Coca-Cola European Partners Introduces CanCollar® Technology

    Coca-Cola European Partners Introduces CanCollar® Technology

Coca-Cola European Partners, the world’s largest Coca-Cola bottler based on revenue, has announced the introduction of CanCollar®, an innovative paperboard packaging solution, for multipack cans in Spain. The move supports

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CCEP Invests in Creation of Circular Economy For PET in Western Europe

    CCEP Invests in Creation of Circular Economy For PET in Western Europe

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, has taken an important step on its journey towards 100% rPET for its plastic bottles by funding CuRe Technology –

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Diageo Creates World’s First Ever 100% Plastic Free Paper-based Spirits Bottle

    Diageo Creates World’s First Ever 100% Plastic Free Paper-based Spirits Bottle

Diageo has announced that it has created the world’s first ever 100% plastic free paper-based spirits bottle, made entirely from sustainably sourced wood. The bottle will debut with Johnnie Walker,

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79% of Consumers are Changing Their Purchase Preferences Based on Social Responsibility, Inclusiveness, or Environmental Impact

    79% of Consumers are Changing Their Purchase Preferences Based on Social Responsibility, Inclusiveness, or Environmental Impact

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute examines the impact sustainability has on consumer purchasing patterns and how well consumer product and retail (CPR) organizations understand consumer expectations. The report,

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Lactalis UK & Ireland Invests in Seriously Brand With NPD and Packaging Relaunch

    Lactalis UK & Ireland Invests in Seriously Brand With NPD and Packaging Relaunch

Lactalis UK & Ireland is investing in its award-winning Seriously brand with an innovative new product launch and packaging refresh. New Seriously Nuggets is the brand’s latest launch into the hot

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Successfully Communicating Sustainability Leads The Top Packaging Trends

    Successfully Communicating Sustainability Leads The Top Packaging Trends

Clearly and successfully communicating sustainability credentials to consumers is key to developments in food and drinks packaging. This benchmark has been crowned by Innova Market Insights as the Top Packaging

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Tetra Pak Commits to Net Zero Emissions

    Tetra Pak Commits to Net Zero Emissions

Tetra Pak has reconfirmed its strategic priority in driving the sustainability transformation by setting an ambition for net zero emissions across the value chain by 2050, supporting this with an

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Arla Foods Introduces Sustainable Packaging For Skyr to Reduce Plastic by 40%

    Arla Foods Introduces Sustainable Packaging For Skyr to Reduce Plastic by 40%

Every year, consumers across Europe buy 17 million skyr buckets from Arla Foods. Now, the international dairy group is ready with a more sustainable packaging for the skyr buckets. The

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European Natural Mineral Water Sector Pledges 90% Glass Packaging Collection Target

    European Natural Mineral Water Sector Pledges 90% Glass Packaging Collection Target

EFBW, which represents European natural mineral and spring water producers, has joined “Close the Glass Loop” – the industry stewardship programme for glass packaging initiated by FEVE (Federation of European

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Mondelēz International Announces Significant Packaging Innovation With Philadelphia Tubs and Lids Set to be Made With Recycled Plastic

    Mondelēz International Announces Significant Packaging Innovation With Philadelphia Tubs and Lids Set to be Made With Recycled Plastic

Mondelēz International has announced that Philadelphia cream cheese sold in the UK and Europe is to be made with recycled plastic packaging, starting from 2022. The iconic brand will pioneer

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KHS Invests €20 Million to Modernise its Dortmund Site

    KHS Invests €20 Million to Modernise its Dortmund Site

The KHS Group has invested €20 million in modernising its headquarters in Dortmund, Germany. In a bundle of measures underway since 2015 the company has built a huge, approximately 4,300

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Nespresso Launches New Capsules Using 80% Recycled Aluminium

    Nespresso Launches New Capsules Using 80% Recycled Aluminium

Nespresso has launched the first coffee capsules made using 80% recycled aluminium. This is part of the company’s continued journey towards circularity, going further to minimise waste and maximise reuse

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Lower Costs, Improved Productivity Through Automated Packing

    Lower Costs, Improved Productivity Through Automated Packing

Interfood continues to offer options for automated packing solutions which can significantly reduce costs and improve productivity in end-of-line packing operations. One such solution is the Servokart C100S from Buhmann,

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Packaging manufacturer Frugalpac secures £2m investment

    Packaging manufacturer Frugalpac secures £2m investment

UK-based sustainable packaging firm Frugalpac has secured additional funding of £2m as it prepares for the next stage of development. The company’s directors agreed to the investment at the Annual

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Sappi’s virtual interpack: The starting signal will sound on 6 May

    Sappi’s virtual interpack: The starting signal will sound on 6 May

Live sessions and product news presented at Sappi’s virtual interpack trade show The globally active paper manufacturer will kick off its virtual trade show with six different live sessions on

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Kerry Group Invests in Clean-label Food Protection

    Kerry Group Invests in Clean-label Food Protection

Kerry Group, the taste and nutrition company, has expanded its clean-label food protection capabilities through the acquisition of two innovative companies, IsoAge Technologies and Biosecur Lab. These acquisitions, which were

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Call For Nutri-Score on All Foods in the EU

    Call For Nutri-Score on All Foods in the EU

Nearly 40 stakeholders from across the spectrum – including consumer groups, policy makers, academics, food companies and retailers – are calling for the nutrition label Nutri-Score to become mandatory in

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Glass Packaging is Top Choice For Environmentally Conscious Consumers

    Glass Packaging is Top Choice For Environmentally Conscious Consumers

As industries, businesses and politicians make strong commitments to initiatives like the European Green Deal and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, consumers all over Europe are taking more and more steps to reduce their

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Coldstores to reach capacity in two weeks

Coldstores will reach capacity within two weeks warns the Cold Chain Federation in its latest Covid-19 update. Shane Brennan, CEO, Cold Chain Federation outlined: “With frozen and chilled food products

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A Paradigm Shift in How Effectively PET Can be Recycled

    A Paradigm Shift in How Effectively PET Can be Recycled

Carbios, a company pioneering new bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, has announced the publication of an article in the prestigious scientific journal Nature, entitled:

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Aldi’s potted herbs switch to recyclable packaging

  Aldi’s potted herbs switch to recyclable packaging

Aldi Ireland announced today that its own-label Irish sourced potted herbs are now packaged in recyclable and home compostable materials.

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Mondelēz International Accelerates Transition to a Circular Economy For Plastic

  Mondelēz International Accelerates Transition to a Circular Economy For Plastic

Mondelēz International has joined two leading initiatives focused on tackling plastic waste and pollution, as the company accelerates its efforts

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EPAL CP pallets ready for the market

  EPAL CP pallets ready for the market

EPAL CP pallets requirements were fully met in consultation with users from the chemicals industry After many discussions with users

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Gerhard Schubert GmbH launches new digital technologies

  Gerhard Schubert GmbH launches new digital technologies

Packaging machinery manufacturer Schubert is addressing the increasingly complex market requirements of greater product diversity and smaller batch sizes. Its

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PFM Packaging Machinery Supports Ireland’s Big Cheese

  PFM Packaging Machinery Supports Ireland’s Big Cheese

PFM Packaging Machinery’s range of equipment has played a major part in helping a cheese manufacturer in Ireland to diversify

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PPMA Show 2020 – 29 September to 1 October 2020 – NEC, Birmingham

  PPMA Show 2020 – 29 September to 1 October 2020 – NEC, Birmingham

PPMA Show 2020 returns to the NEC, Birmingham, on 29 September to 1 October 2020 in what is the UK’s

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Container Glass to Reduce CO2 By 50%

  Container Glass to Reduce CO2 By 50%

The Federation of European manufacturers of glass containers (FEVE) has launched an ambitious new project – the ‘Furnace of the

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Low Carbon Packaging Company Wins International Award

  Low Carbon Packaging Company Wins International Award

Innovative secondary packaging company TrakRap has beaten off competitors from across the globe to win the Best Manufacturing Technology award

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Carbon in the Spotlight at UK’s Leading Packaging Show

  Carbon in the Spotlight at UK’s Leading Packaging Show

Carbon was the main topic of conversation at Packaging Innovations 2020, which returned to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February, with

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Müller UK & Ireland Secures Long-term Partnership With Biffa to Drive Down Plastic Use

  Müller UK & Ireland Secures Long-term Partnership With Biffa to Drive Down Plastic Use

Müller UK & Ireland has secured a long term partnership with Biffa, the UK sustainable waste management specialist, which allows

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Danone Launches Baby Formula Track & Connect For Consumers and Retailers

  Danone Launches Baby Formula Track & Connect For Consumers and Retailers

Danone has launched its baby formula Track & Connect service – a digitally-enabled service giving consumers and retailers greater transparency

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Britvic Announces First Sustainability-linked Financing Deal

  Britvic Announces First Sustainability-linked Financing Deal

Britvic has agreed its first sustainability-linked credit facility, allowing it to borrow up to £400 million over the next five

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Next Generation of Packaging on Display at Industry’s Largest UK Event

  Next Generation of Packaging on Display at Industry’s Largest UK Event

The packaging industry’s most cutting-edge technologies and solutions will take centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26

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New Research Reveals Retailers are Feeling the Pressure From Consumers to Prioritise Sustainable Packaging

  New Research Reveals Retailers are Feeling the Pressure From Consumers to Prioritise Sustainable Packaging

Food and drink retailers face increased consumer pressure to provide sustainable packaging options, according to new research from Tetra Pak,

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New Potential and Market Opportunities Thanks to Optimised Packaging Processes

  New Potential and Market Opportunities Thanks to Optimised Packaging Processes

Schubert-Consulting, the specialist in creative solutions in the field of packaging technology, will present itself at the world-leading interpack 2020

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Coca-Cola Unveils New Labels in Sweden to Support a Circular Economy For Plastic Packaging

  Coca-Cola Unveils New Labels in Sweden to Support a Circular Economy For Plastic Packaging

With Coca-Cola set to roll out its new range of plastic bottles made entirely from recycled plastic (PET) in Sweden,

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Brightest Packaging Minds Take to the Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

  Brightest Packaging Minds Take to the Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

Coca-Cola, Dixons Carphone, Carlsberg, Wrap and Britvic are just some of the big names in packaging taking to the stage

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Glass Packaging Continues to Record Steady Production Growth in Europe

  Glass Packaging Continues to Record Steady Production Growth in Europe

European production of glass packaging for food and beverage continues to grow according to latest figures published from the European

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Sustainability Takes Centre Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

  Sustainability Takes Centre Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

Coca-Cola, Aveda, and Britvic are just some of the global brands set to put sustainability firmly in the spotlight when

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Paper Packaging For a Sustainable Future

  Paper Packaging For a Sustainable Future

Paper has long been the number one recyclable mono-material. Accordingly, the market leader Sappi has expanded its portfolio of barrier

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Straight Forward Design Brings Opal Fruits Back to Life After More Than Two Decades

  Straight Forward Design Brings Opal Fruits Back to Life After More Than Two Decades

Opal Fruits will be hitting the shelves again for the first time in 22 years, thanks to a nostalgic redesign

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Digitisation Brings Major Benefits For Poultry Specialist

  Digitisation Brings Major Benefits For Poultry Specialist

A bespoke IT system from food and drink specialist CSB-System has helped a Slovenian poultry processor to double its growth,

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Tailored Insights For the Food Industry at Packaging Innovations 2020

  Tailored Insights For the Food Industry at Packaging Innovations 2020

Packaging Innovations 2020 will host curated content designed to tackle the biggest challenges faced by the food, drink, beauty, pharmaceutical and

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Nestlé Launches Fund to Boost Packaging Innovation

  Nestlé Launches Fund to Boost Packaging Innovation

Nestlé has announced that it will invest up to SFr2 billion (€1.86 billion) to lead the shift from virgin plastics

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Bosch Packaging Technology is Now Syntegon

  Bosch Packaging Technology is Now Syntegon

Syntegon Technology is the new name for Bosch Packaging Technology, following the sale of the former Bosch division. Headquartered in

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Start-Up Village Puts Innovation at Heart of Packaging

  Start-Up Village Puts Innovation at Heart of Packaging

Packaging Innovations 2020 is encouraging industry start-ups to apply to take part in the ‘Start-Up Village’, a platform designed to

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Ecopack Challenge – Packaging Innovations Birmingham and M&S Join Forces to Discover the Latest Sustainable Packaging Solutions

  Ecopack Challenge – Packaging Innovations Birmingham and M&S Join Forces to Discover the Latest Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Packaging Innovations Birmingham 2020, which brings the whole packaging industry together under one roof, from design, marketing and branding, through

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Tetra Pak Collaborates With Hexagon in Smart Plant Engineering Platform

  Tetra Pak Collaborates With Hexagon in Smart Plant Engineering Platform

Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, has announced a collaboration with Hexagon’s PPM Division, the

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New Ink Added to Linx Range

  New Ink Added to Linx Range

Linx Printing Technologies has introduced an ink specially formulated to resist moisture, colour change and transference. It is ideal for

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UK’s Largest Packaging Show Unveils New Interactive Features Designed to Educate and Inspire

  UK’s Largest Packaging Show Unveils New Interactive Features Designed to Educate and Inspire

Packaging Innovations 2020 will introduce two new interactive show features designed to address the challenges faced by industry professionals at

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Britvic Joins Consortium to Tackle Plastic Waste

  Britvic Joins Consortium to Tackle Plastic Waste

Building on Britvic’s existing work to protect the environment, the company has joined forces with other global businesses to promote

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Brillopak’s UniPaker Handles 66 Million Kilos of Potatoes a Year For Morrisons

  Brillopak’s UniPaker Handles 66 Million Kilos of Potatoes a Year For Morrisons

Morrisons fresh produce depot in Rushden, Northamptonshire has installed two automated Brillopak crate loading potato cells, UniPaker, taking productivity and

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